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There are a couple different types of indoor air humidifiers. Most notably, the naive steam humidifier with a heating element, and then ultrasonic humidifiers. Now, heating water to create steam o...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Iizuki‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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I'm interested in knowing the surface temperature of both sides of a double-pane or triple-pane window. Given the R-value of the window, and the air temps outside and inside, how can I calculate t...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by re89j‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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I was looking for book on classical thermodynamics. I found lot of related posts in PSE but couldn't find a book which type I was expecting. I was searching for book which covers the whole thermody...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by deleted user

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The Rayleigh-Jeans law does a good job of describing the spectral radiance of a black body at low frequencies: $$B_{\nu}(T)=\frac{2kT\nu^2}{c^2}$$ with $T$ the temperature and $\nu$ the frequency...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by HDE 226868‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Derek Elkins‭

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What is "disorder" in entropy? Entropy is measurement of "disorder". (Some says it's not "disorder") I had read "disorder" and "order" of entropy in my book. But I was wondering what "order" ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 2y ago by Derek Elkins‭

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I was introduced to a somewhat novel derivation of the ideal gas law that starts by thinking about the number of microstates of an ideal gas, $\Omega$. Say we have a gas with a single particle in a...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by HDE 226868‭